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Understanding the College Admissions Process

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 6:45 pm

collegestudents_campus.gifThe college admissions process can be overwhelming, but there are people who can help. Please join us for a presentation by Lanita Foley, college admissions expert and founder of Where Success Blooms. Lanita will explore the current college admissions landscape, and discuss what parents need to know to make sure their student is accepted to their best fit school in the most stress-free manner possible. Students and parents can learn how to maximize their college admissions options, and a question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Registration is required. To sign up, please visit or call the Information or Reference Desk at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. This program is generously being funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Using Family Search to Find Your Ancestors

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:00 pm

familysearchRichard Reid, Director of Friends of Irish Research, will lead a seminar on how to use Family Search to find genealogical information about your ancestors. The presentation will include video clips, a live demonstration, and an interactive exercise about finding information online. Handouts will be provided so you can continue your learning at home. Mr. Reid will be accompanied by fellow genealogy expert, Joe Petrie.

Registration is required. Please call the Information or Reference Desk to sign up at 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Dr. Gary Hylander: Anne Hutchinson

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm – THIS PROGRAM IS FULL

AnneHutchinsonPopular historian Dr. Gary Hylander will provide another fascinating glimpse into our nation’s history through the eyes of Anne Hutchinson. In her time, Anne was branded “a verye dangerous woman” and an “instrument of the devil” for daring to hold religious meetings in her home and question the biblical authority of the sermons of local ministers. Learn about Anne’s life as an outspoken Puritan in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1630s, and what happened after she was banished from Boston.

Registration is required. Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Norwood Day Buttons @ the Library

Available now through 10:00 am Saturday September 13th 2014

norwood dayNorwood Day buttons are available at the Morrill Memorial Library for $3, advance sales only.

Get ready for Norwood Day festivities and purchase your button today!  Ask for buttons at the Circulation Desk.

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